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E30: The Three Things You Need To Do Every Week process improvement productivity Apr 29, 2020

No matter how big or small your firm, if you want a more profitable, productive, and rewarding practice, you can’t just punch the clock and do billable work. In addition to discharging your...

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E29: Want Better LPM? Build Better Processes First process improvement project management Apr 22, 2020

On Sunday, April 19, 2020, Casey Flaherty, Director of Legal Project Management at the global powerhouse, Baker McKenzie, posted an article called, “When ‘we’ve always done it...

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E28: Using The Gift of Time matter management productivity Apr 15, 2020

Today’s tip is about time. But maybe not time as you’ve been accustomed to thinking about it in your practice. Instead of thinking about time as a commodity that you sell, I want you to...

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E26: That’s the way we’ve always done it…can no longer be your excuse Apr 01, 2020

Today we’re talking about the opportunity we all have, right now, to reset “normal.” Despite the uncertain times we find ourselves in, this is our time to create stronger...

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E25: Process, not People process improvement Mar 25, 2020

I thought it was a good time to jump in and say that although it may look like that bottleneck—or any other issue that you’ve spotted in your practice—is being caused by a person....

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E24: Bottleneck breakthrough - get work flowing again in your practice matter management process improvement Mar 18, 2020

Today we’re talking about a way to find the bottlenecks in your legal matter or process. But before we get to that, I want to let you know that next Wednesday, March 25, we’re going to...

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E23: Even Your Writing Should be Efficient legal writing productivity Mar 11, 2020

It’s time for our monthly writing tip. The astute among you will notice we skipped February—apologies for that—but we’re back in the routine again.

As I’ve said before...

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E27: If You Have to Breathe, It’s Too Long legal writing productivity Mar 07, 2020

 

Welcome to our monthly legal writing tip. We’re continuing our series on editing. You may know that I take a three-step approach to editing: diet, exercise, and polish. You can learn...

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E22: Don’t be afraid to fail industry challenges process improvement Mar 03, 2020

Hello and welcome back to Gimbal’s Tip of the Week. Today we’re talking about changing your mindset about change.

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First, let me apologize. We...

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E21: Is batching your work really that efficient? process improvement productivity Feb 11, 2020

Today we’re talking about how batching your work can actually slow you down. I know…it seems totally counter-intuitive. But completing a whole stack of work before passing any of it on...

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E20: The Mindset Switch That’ll Make Delegating Work More Effective matter management process improvement Feb 04, 2020

Today, I want to give you a quick tip about a mindset switch that will make it easier when you’re delegating work.

Earlier this week, we hosted 2 free live masterclasses entitled, “Run...

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E19: The key things you need to get right in your practice process improvement productivity Jan 28, 2020

Today, we look at some of the common mistakes lawyers make when running a law practice. We’re all prone to making these mistakes, but they’re particularly troubling for those of us who...

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